Minerals Plan: Key Issues & Options

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Roger Caisley - Suon Ltd 12 Aug 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part One: Background Information Chapter 4: A Portrait of Minerals in Derbyshire the Transportation section

  • Comment ID: /3981825/15
I don't think there has ever been a rail link into Hillhead Quarry despite it being close to the railway line
Jamie Singleton - Derbyshire C… 29 Jul 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part One: Background Information Chapter 4: A Portrait of Minerals in Derbyshire the Transportation section

  • Comment ID: /3730081/3
The Lafarge Hope cement plant which involved us in it's planning both from a minerals planning and transport perspective isn't mentioned-it received a £1 million rail upgrade and was opened by the Secretary of State for Transport in 2008
Mr Wise - Highways Agency 29 Jul 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part One: Background Information Chapter 4: A Portrait of Minerals in Derbyshire the Transportation section

  • Comment ID: /3613985/4
The document acknowledges that most of the minerals produced in Derbyshire are transported by road. It is also noted that Derbyshire contains a fairly fragmented railway system, with the majority of these routes carrying freight. It is stated that, generally, rail links are only viable at high volume long life quarries where the significant capital costs can be recovered, although smaller operations can sometimes access the rail network where opportunities arise. The HA would encourage the poten